Alaska Airlines Shorts June July

Looking for the title of a short film you saw on an Alaska flight?

JUNE

The Devil Needs a Fix
d. Ian Ebright | USA | 2017 | 10 min 
A reporter's interview with the devil will be his big break - if everything goes as planned.

The Stunt Manual 
d. Ben Fernández  | Spain | 2016 | 9 min
Ben's new 1968 Mustang is about to turn both his life and the whole LAPD upside down.

Taboule
d. Richard García | Spain | 2012 | 4 min
Two men on a roof eating lunch argue who trusts whom more-a story about secret codes.

Sacred Monster
d. Jean-Claude Rozec | France | 2010 | 10 min
Born accidentally among ducks, a gentle dragon becomes a media star when he ventures into the urban jungle and encounters humans.

A Shepherd
d. Vern Moen | USA | 2016 | 10 min 
A young shepherd in the Willamette Valley of Oregon struggles with the life and death circle of his ancient job in a modern era.

The King in the Ring
d. Heather Hillstrom | USA | 2016 | 11 min
Through a documentary lens, this drama follows an underground boxing ring where participants pay to fight a man who looks like Jesus Christ.

Spooners
d. Bryan Horch | USA | 2013 | 14 min
When a gay couple goes shopping for a new mattress, their sleeping together becomes a hilarious matter of opinion.

Hearts and Minds: The Story of the Civil Marriage Collaborative
d. David Lewis | USA | 2015 | 18 min
The untold, emotional story of how philanthropic activists made history by changing hearts and minds to help advance marriage equality in America.

We the Economy: The Ebola Economy
d. Morgan Spurlock | USA | 2016 | 7 min
The recent outbreak of Ebola is devastating but it can still be traced back to one isolated tragedy.

We the Economy: Lemonade War
d. Ramin Bahrani | USA | 2016 | 7 min
Jerry runs his big business lemonade stand to much success until ten-year-old Addie opens her own stand across the street. Competition equals war.

Feature Presentation

Big Sonia
d. Leah Warshawski, Todd Soliday | USA | 2016 | 90 min
A laugh-out-loud-funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry, this poignant story shows the power of truth-telling to heal us all.

Children of the Arctic 
d. Nick Brandestini | Switzerland | 2014 | 92 min
Five native Alaskan teenagers strive to find balance between the modern world and their traditional way of life.

JULY

Microworld
d. Lina Crespo | Colombia | 2016 | 7 min
Even in the middle of the city, there are many fascinating creatures just below our feet. 

Wheels, Strips, and Lollipops
d. Maria Medel | Spain | 2010 | 8 min
Hugo is happy playing with his tricycle. Until he meets Carol, for whom he will do anything to impress.

My Father's Tools
d. Heather Condo | Canada | 2016 | 7 min
A man continues to produce woven baskets in the tradition of his father before him.

Defend the Sacred
d. Kyle Bell | USA | 2016 | 17 min
An inside look into the heart and soul of indigenous people that stood in solidarity at Standing Rock.

Nutag-Homeland
d. Alisi Telengut | Canada | 2016 | 6 min
A non-narrative hand-painted visual poem about ideas of diaspora, homeland, and the tragic mass-deportations of the Kalmyk people during WWII.

First Contact
d. Steven Paul Judd, Ryan Redcorn | USA | 2015 | 2 min
Two Indigenous fellows debate whether to let visitors from across the big water come ashore.

Reviens Moi
d. Tracy Rector | USA | 2012 | 11 min
A young man wakes to a profound memory from his past, which ignites a yearning for his childhood sweetheart.

Sasquatch and the Girl
d. Trevor Jones | USA | 2010 | 3 min
Russell Means shares the legend of the Sasquatch and why he went into hiding.

Eagle Bone
d. Tracy Rector | USA | 2016 | 5 min
Through freestyle spoken word and lush PNW scenery, this raw, point-of-view documentary brings viewers into a journey of remembrance and reflection.

We the Economy: Your Tax Dollars at Work
d. Barbara Kopple | USA | 2016 | 5 min
Uncle Sam takes a cut of our earnings every April. But what does he spend our hard-earned money on? The answers will truly surprise you.

We the Economy: A Bee's Invoice: The Hidden Value in Nature
d. Adrian Grenier | USA | 2016 | 6 min
Uncover the hidden value of natural capital in the measurement of our economy.

Feature Presentation

Big Sonia 
d. Leah Warshawski, Todd Soliday | USA | 2016 | 90 min
A laugh-out-loud-funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry, this poignant story shows the power of truth-telling to heal us all.